Study the role of the judiciary in the elaboration and implementation of IP law.
Look at the way IP is applied in different court systems, be it in general courts, in specialized IP courts and quasi-judicial bodies as well as in specialized non-IP courts
Draw conclusions on how to ideally design courts in the future so that they can deal with IP in a balanced and most efficient manner/way
Draw conclusions on how to best train the judiciary of an IP court.
Chairman: Julián López Richart, Associate Professor of Civil Law and Director of Magister Lvcentinus at the University of Alicante (Spain)
Chairman: Anselm Kamperman Sanders, Professor of Intellectual Property Law and Director of the Institute for Globalisation and International Regulation at Maastricht University (Netherlands)
Chairman: Yann Basire, Associate Professor at the University of Haute Alsace and Lecturer at CEIPI (France)
Chairman: Craig Nard, Professor of Law and Director of the Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Arts (USA)
Chairman: Toshiko Takenaka, Washington Research Foundation Professor of Technology Law and Director of CASRIP (USA)